Fernando Amorebieta

Team Cerro Porteno Cerro Porteno
Position Defender
Height / weight 1.92 m / 85 kg
Born Mar 29, 1985
Nationality Venezuela Venezuela
Number 5
Team History
Cerro Porteno Cerro Porteno 2019 - present
Club Atletico Independiente Independiente 2017 - 2018
Sporting de Gijon Gijon 2016 - 2017
Middlesbrough FC Middlesbrough 2015 - 2016 (loan)
Fulham FC Fulham 2013 - 2016
Middlesbrough FC Middlesbrough 2015 (loan)
Athletic Club Bilbao Bilbao 2005 - 2013
Athletic Club Bilbao Bilbao 2004 - 2005
CD Basconia 2003 - 2004
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Fernando Amorabieta Mardaras, popularly known as Amorebieta, is a Venezuela international footballer who currently features for the Spanish club Athletic Bilbao. He plays as a central defender.

Amorebieta made his professional debut in club football for Basque side Athletic Bilbao in 2005 after developing through the club’s youth academy. Although born in Venezuela, both his parents are from the Basque country due to which he qualified to play for Bilbao.

He has gone on to feature in more than 200 La Liga matches and is now rated as one of the best centre-backs in Spain.

Amorebieta represented Spain at the Under-19 levels, but decided to play for Venezuela at senior level. He made his international debut against Argentina in a friendly international on September 2, 2011.

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